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Activity How is duty of care enshrined in law? How does it relate to negligence? How can you ensure that competence is maintained in the workplace? What steps does your organisation take to maintain confidentiality? How is confidentiality protected by law? Why is it important to seek client agreement before providing services? What strategies can you use to involve clients in decisions? How is duty of care enshrined in law? How does it relate to negligence?
How can you ensure that competence is maintained in the workplace?
What steps does your organisation take to maintain confidentiality?
Physical privacy of patients in facilities, such as surgeries, hospitals and residential care homes Controlling/not sharing records Monitoring access to records Disclosure to third parties: Employers o Other patients and family members Insurance companies Use of audit trails to monitor who has accessed medical records and when. Encrypting electronic records Protection of Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (PCEHR) Not selling or communicating data to pharmaceutical companies How is confidentiality protected by law? Confidentiality laws apply to discussing clients’ conditions and treatment with other people; you need to be aware of the legislation around this and apply it to your discussions. Generally, clients must give their permission for you to contact others about their personal details and you can only discuss their conditions with identified close family members.

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